This week: an out Latina takes the bench, Exodus International throws in the towel, and actual female athletes make up for my overuse of typically sports-oriented phrases in this excerpt.
The Church acknowledges that “same-sex attraction is a complex reality for many people,” and goes on to conclude that “even though individuals do not choose to have such attractions, they do choose how to respond to them.”
“What’s a liberal, feminist, gay-friendly, Democratic girl like you doing in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?” “I was born this way, to borrow a phrase.”
Because how else are we going to figure this out?
What do the Episcopalian Church, the LDS leaders of Utah, and the Republican party all have in common? They’re all becoming a little more gay-friendly day by day.
If you’re experiencing a slow build of paralyzing anxiety over the 2012 Presidential race and need someone to hold your hand and explain the big names and Death Eater alter-egos, this is your lucky day.
Successful Mormons have to hide their true identity! They’ve been persecuted for their marriage practices! They’re marginalized and misunderstood! Now they’re winning! You know, just like they won Prop 8.
Sometimes people hurt each other because of homophobia, and sometimes they hurt each other for seemingly arbitrary reasons, and it’s all just completely terrible.
He’s “a different kind of gay activist.” He’s “a little wilder.” And he’s been working for 3 years to expose the Mormon involvement in the Prop 8 campaign. This may be a Republican even my gay mom could love.
Hey, everyone, 8: The Mormon Proposition goes on sale today. Autostraddle officially thinks that this is a Very Important Movie. And we have a deal for you! If you purchase your copy through this link, you can get a second copy free!
We review the new eye-opening documentary, 8: The Mormon Proposition and give you the Top 8 most ridiculous moments. Be afraid homos. Be very afraid.
Today is World AIDS Day. Find out how you can get involved and get the facts about the epidemic and how it effects women. Hillary Clinton speaks out against LGBT discrimination on World AIDS Day and we hope she’s talking about Uganda. Rachel Maddow DOES talk about Uganda, Queerty’s letting you vote on an LDS ad campaign, a California man is trying to ban divorce. And the Chinese government opens a gay bar.
Some Mormons aren’t happy about this Prop 8 thing, and some people aren’t happy that Britney got nominated for so many VMAs, but who cares, there’s a new GLEE promo!
Craigslist Mondays! Also: My son cannot room with a gay!, Obama admits that gays are still denied their rights, 16-year old German popstar revealed – “she used to be a boy!”, True Blood has an “antigay worldview”?, Lady Gaga fashion, Stevie Nicks Pop Icon, and the comback of boxed wine!
Bluehost vs. The Lesbians, Tegan & Sara, True Blood, What Would MLK Jr. Do, Sotomayor, Whip it! Trailer, Dave Eggers on the Salvation of Print and Free Legal Clinic for Gays
Time-Travel back to the beginning with Ellen, New York mayor would love to marry Heather & Caroline!, bad explanations for things, Gay Icons at the Portrait Gallery and how Bruno didn’t get sued.
Introducing Craigslist Mondays. Also: a family of boob jobs, the penguins break up, Palin is a liar, a big Mormon kiss-in, secret NY Times Celebrations rituals and “That’s Gay” take on Bruno just right.